Color matters in storytelling, but this is especially true in Star Wars, which is often referred to as “silent film” in that that visuals tell you everything you need know. This is done through music, of course, but it is done in color as well. Here are the 10 best uses of color in the […]Read more "Words of Color: The Best Uses of Color to Tell the Star Wars Story"
Warning! This article contains spoilers for Phasma by Delilah S. Dawson. If you don’t plan on reading this book, go home and rethink your life, then stop selling deathsticks. After that, read Phasma and come back here! Ever since Darth Vader and his stormtroopers first marched on screen, we’ve gotten used to the idea of […]Read more "The Five Faces of Phasma"
Many stories and storytellers were and are be influenced by Star Wars. Perhaps no story more so than Harry Potter.Read more "Harry Potter: A Star Wars Story"
Much has been said about mentors like Obi-Wan, Yoda, and even Palpatine. But there are important mentors we often overlook.Read more "The Forgotten Mentors of Star Wars"
I saw Star Wars for the first time in 1999. My mom took me to see The Phantom Menace in theaters and I was immediately hooked. The obsession began that day. I was a kid at the time- the target audience for that movie- so I never understood all the hate that the prequels were […]Read more "How to Fix Anakin in 5 Simple Steps"
It is inarguable that Anakin loved Padme. He also loved his mother. Were these two so twisted they become one?Read more "Padme Amidala as a Replacement For Shmi Skywalker (and How it Caused Anakin to Fall)"
The monsters of Star Wars have fascinated us for so long, but their importance is far greater than we have ever imagined.Read more "Monsters and Monomyth in a Galaxy Far Far Away"